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Institution for the Employment of Needlewomen

Institution for the Employment of Needlewomen, 1, Hinde Street, Manchester Square. Established in 1860. To receive work and employ needlewoman without the intervention of contractor our sub-contractor, the worker being paid the amount which the purchaser gives for its execution, less 1d., deducted from every shilling, to defray the current expense of the Institution. Donations are earnestly appealed for to meet the additional expenses.

A fund for the relief of extreme cases of destitution has been instituted; and visiting ladies have undertaken its administration to those in sickness and want. A few dormitories have been opened at a charge of 1s. 6d. per week.

Treasurer, Stephen Cave, Esq., M.P.—Secretary and Lady Superintendent, Miss Ellen Barlee.—Honorary Physician, Dr. G. Harley.—Matron, Miss Hills.

SOURCE: The Charities of London, by Samuel Low, Jun., London: Sampson Low, Son,
and Marston, Milton House, Ludgate Hill. 1861.